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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter just became the longest-married presidential couple

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter just became the longest-married presidential couple

Twenty six thousand seven hundred and sixty five days — and counting. That’s more than 75 years. And that’s how long former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, have been married — making them the longest married presidential couple. The Carter Center celebrated the milestone Thursday when the couple bested the record held by…MORE

What House investigators have learned after two weeks of Ukraine interviews

What House investigators have learned after two weeks of Ukraine interviews

Two weeks’ worth of testimony in the House impeachment probe paints a much deeper and detailed picture into how the President directed his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani to effectively supplant US policy in Ukraine — and to push the country toward investigating the President’s potential 2020 political opponent. The testimony shows that Trump played a…MORE

The guardrails are off the Trump presidency

The guardrails are off the Trump presidency

Get over it. That apt mission doctrine for a presidency blazing with abuses of power, conflicts of interest and unhinged behavior is the work of White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, whose barn burner of a briefing on a day of political train wrecks, staggering misdirection and reality bending sent a clear message.…MORE

US foreign aid reinstated to Northern Triangle countries, DHS secretary announces

US foreign aid reinstated to Northern Triangle countries, DHS secretary announces

Outgoing acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced on Thursday the restoration of previously frozen foreign aid to the Northern Triangle countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. “I have confidence that we will continue to take the necessary steps to establish a regional framework for migration management and a safer, more secure region,” said…MORE

Trump’s Syria policy and behavior in meeting alarm Republicans

Trump’s Syria policy and behavior in meeting alarm Republicans

Members of President Donald Trump’s own party are privately alarmed at his demeanor this week and his apparent lack of understanding of the consequences of his Syria policy, according to a Republican source familiar with a recent White House meeting. This comes as top congressional Republicans have publicly broken with the President in recent days…MORE

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